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Turning Pirate presents




^ Upstairs ^

Highland troubadour, Rachel Sermanni joins award winning Canadian folk & roots musician, Tom Terrell on an intimate Irish tour this February.


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Rachel Sermanni has been casting spells across the world with her beautifully crafted folk-noir over the last four years. The Scottish singer has supported many marvels including John Grant, Fink, KT Tunstall, Stornoway, Rumer, Mumford and Sons, Ron Sexsmith and Elvis Costello and made appearances at some of the most revered festivals on the planet including Greenman, Cambridge Folk Fest, Wickerman, Calgary Folk Fest, Woodford Folk Fest, Iceland Airwaves and Dawson City Music festival where her new live album was recorded- Live in Dawson City.

“Really really something special. She’s amazing. Listen to her voice. Quite astonishing’ Guy Garvey

‘her voice is an instrument of incredible purity’ The Sunday Times


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Tom Terrell will be bringing is debut self-titled record to Ireland.

Terrell has garnered an impressive amount of acclaim as the singer/songwriter and guitar player with Canadian roots supergroup, The Modern Grass. Terrell, along with his co-producer Karl Falkenham, was recently awarded Producer of the Year at the 2014 Canadian Folk.

Born and bred on the west coast of Canada and rooted in Nova Scotia since 2009, Terrell has spent the better part of the last 10 years on the road, traveling and playing music in Canada, the USA, Ireland, the UK, Mexico and India. Terrell sings, all gravel and gravity, in a style reminiscent of the vintage voices of the past. His debut album is a beautiful and haunting take on folk music. Recorded and co-produced by Juno award winning Karl Falkenham and mixed with renowned Canadian engineer Daniel Ledwell in Echo Lake, Nova Scotia.


€11 available online from WAV Tickets or Lo-Call 1890 200 078 (1-8pm M-F, 4-8pm Sat)

– 50c per ticket service charge applies on phone, internet or creditcard bookings. Final ticket price may be higher from other outlets.

Strictly over 18′s, I.D. may be required


Whelan’s Indie Club w/ Late Bar from 10:30pm or check out the bands playing The Midnight Hour in the upstairs venue (FREE ENTRY, 12am).